MOSCOW, August 25. /TASS/. The Moscow Regional Court has upheld a previous verdict against Marc Fogel, a former employee of the US embassy in Moscow who was earlier sentenced to 14 years for drug smuggling, a TASS correspondent reported.
"The defense team’s appeal is hereby rejected and the sentence handed down by the Moscow Region’s Khimki City Court is to remain unchanged," the judge announced.
The Moscow Region’s Khimki City Court sentenced Fogel to 14 years in a high-security penal colony on June 17.